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YEAR BOOK OF THE 

OLD SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION 




JOHNSON COUNTY, IOWA 

1918-1919 



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OFFICERS OF OLD SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION 

1919 

President Walteb M. Davis 

First Vice-President W. E. C. Foster 

Second Vice-President John L. Adams 

Secretary Henry Wieneke 

Treasurer 0. A. Byington 

Necrologist. Mrs. G. R. Irish 

Executive Committee 

Isaac B. Lee Joseph L. Walker 

E. Fekton J. J. Metzger 

J. J. Englert John McCollister 



Editor Year Book, 0. A. Byington 



AN APOLOGY 



The editor of the Annual feels like offering an apology 
to the members of the Old Settlers of Johnson County 
for the contents of the year book for 1918-1919, 

Several interesting articles were promised to be con- 
tributed and the editor relied upon their contribution and 
when disappointed was unable to secure other contribu- 
tions. 

As a result we were compelled to hastily gather such 
material as was at hand, and do the best we could under the 
circumstances. We realize that this issue of the Year Book 
does not contain much of local historical value. 



THE OLD SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION OF 
JOHNSON COUNTY, IOWA 



ANNUAL MEETING OF 1918 



The annual reunion of the Old Settlers of Johnson 
County was held on August 20th, 1918, at the City Park. 
A pleasant day brought out a fair sized crowd. There 
were many expressions of approval of the log cabins re- 
cently removed to the park. The picnic dinner was par- 
ticipated in by a large crowd, all the tables being filled. 

At one o'clock President Remley called the meeting to 
order and gave a very fine preliminary talk, after intro- 
ducing Rev. Paul E. Heisey, who gave the invocation. Ad- 
dresses were made by Hon. W. 0. Coast and Jacob George. 

The following officers were elected for the ensuing year:. 
President, Walter M. Davis; First Vice-President, W. E. 
C. Foster ; Second Vice-President, John L. Adams ; Secre- 
tary, Henry Wieneke ; Treasurer, 0. A. Byington ; Necrol- 
ogist, Mrs. G. R. Irish. 

Eighty-two members paid dues. The dues and collec- 
tions amounted to $43.25. 



Report of Receipts and Expenditures 



Cash on hand 

Subscriptions for moving cabins 

Collections 

Sale of old stoves 

Coffee left over. . . 



$ 8.40 



109.50 
8.00 
8.50 
.50 



Johnson County Old Settlers Association 



Donations at picnic 43.25 

Collections 6.75 



Total Beceipts, $184.90 

EXPENDITURES 

W. C. Mott, moving cabins $102.50 

Mercer Transfer, moving curios 2.00 

W. C. Mott, building oven, and materials 24.55 

Drayage .50 

Coffee. 2.00 

Ice, Postal Cards, Etc 1.27 

Cash Expenditure, Items 11.00 

Balance .88 



Total, $184.90 



NOTES ON THE OLD SETTLERS' ASSOCIATION 
By The Editoe 

It is well known by those familiar with the history of 
Johnson County that the first permanent settlement of the 
County was made by Philip Clark in the spring of 1836. 
It was just thirty years after the first settlement of this 
County by a white man that the residents made the first 
move to organize an association of Old Settlers. 

The records show that the first meeting held for that 
purpose was called to order, and presided over, by David 
Switzer in the council chamber in Iowa City, on February 
22nd, 1866. The committee to draft a constitution was 
composed of Samuel H. McCrory, T. S. Parvin, and E. W. 
Lucas. A committee of one from each township was ap- 
pointed, in the list of which we find such well known pio- 
neers as J. K. Strawbridge, W. B. Ford, Henry Felkner, 
Charles W. McCune, David Wray, Benjamin Swisher, and 
George Paul. 

The preliminary statements of the Constitution referred 
to the fact that "the old settlers are rapidly passing away." 
One of the duties of the President was to "preserve or- 
der." All persons who had been residents of the County 
for twenty years were eligible for membership. 

Article 13 of the Constitution of the Association pro- 
vided that "whenever practicable, the members of the as- 
sociation shall attend in a body the funeral of any de- 
ceased member; and, as a token of respect, shall wear the 
usual badge of mourning." 

At a meeting held on June 2nd, 1866, it was determined 
to hold a "festival" on the 21st day of June, and it was 



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made the duty of every member of the Association "to 
give information of this contemplated anniversary festival, 
and induce all old settlers in Johnson County to become 
members and attend the same with their families." 

At the preliminary meeting a large number of commit- 
tees were appointed for various purposes. Among others 
was a committee to erect tables and speakers' stand, to re- 
ceive provisions, to procure dishes, to provide music, to 
furnish water and refreshments and to procure speakers. 
On these committees we find the names of some of the 
most prominent pioneers of the County. Colonel Trow- 
bridge was chairman of the committee to receive provis- 
ions, John P. Irish was on the committee to secure dishes, 
and Robert Hutchinson was chairman of the committee to 
provide music. 

The "festival" was held in the grove at the east end of 
College Street, near the present site of Woodlawn, and the 
address was given by Smiley H. Bonham. 

At a business meeting of the Association, in 1867, a res- 
olution was adopted, thanking the Old Settlers' Association 
of Scott County for "a beautifully executed protograph of 
all the members of the Old Settlers Association of Scott 
County," and a committee was appointed to ascertain the 
cost of a similar photograph of the Old Settlers of the 
Johnson County Association. 

After the first annual festival in 1866, aside from the 
holding of some meetings of committees, there were no ac- 
tivities until 1870. Several preliminary meetings were held 
arranging for a reunion and basket dinner to be held on 
July 4th, 1870. Again we find the appointment of a very 
large number of committees, on which are the names of 
many prominent pioneers. The picnic was held near the 
Cyrus Sanders homestead, about three-fourths of a mile 
south of Iowa City. The oration was delivered by L. B. 



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Paterson, for many years a prominent lawyer of Iowa City, 
and the Declaration of Independence was read by H. W. 
Lathrop. 

For thirteen years the Association was allowed to lapse, 
and we find no record of any activities until the fall of 1883. 
An annual reunion was held in October of that year at 
Ham 's Hall in Iowa City, and the' record shows that ' 1 sev- 
eral hundred were present." Addresses were delivered 
by Governor Kirkwood and Suel Foster. A poem was 
read by Samuel Magill. 

The annual reunion of 1884 was held in the grove near 
the residence of Sylvanus J ohnson. Addresses were made 
by Colonel Trowbridge, A. E. Swisher, and others. 

In 1885 a rather elaborate celebration was held in the 
same grove. A procession of fifty carriages and wagons 
formed at the city park and drove to the grounds. In the 
first carriage was Philip Clark, the first settler, and Wilbur 
D. Cannon, thought to be the first white man born in the 
County. The address was given by Euclid Sanders. 

The reunion of 1886 was held on the same ground, the 
principal address being given by Charles W. Irish.. At 
this meeting Philip Clark, very aged and infirm, made a 
few remarks concerning pioneer days. 

In 1887 began the custom of holding the Association 
meetings at the Fair Grounds, east of the city. At the re- 
union of that year the principal addresses were given by 
Congressman Jerry Murphy and G. R. Irish. 

About this time Henry Wieneke began to agitate the plan 
of building a log cabin of pioneer type on the Fair Grounds, 
to be mud-plastered, with puncheon floor, and to be con- 
structed, as in pioneer times, without nails. At the reunion 
of 1888, held August 16th of that year, the log cabin prop- 
osition proved very popular and a committee was appointed 
to work out a plan. The address was given by C. F. Love- 



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lace and an original poem by H. W. Lathrop was read. At 
this meeting there was shown a total enrollment in the As- 
sociation, up to that date, of four hundred and forty-eight. 

The annual reunion for 1889 was held at the Fair 
Grounds on August 21st. The interest aroused by the pro- 
posed log cabin brought forth a large crowd of Old Settlers. 
Philip Clark, the original settler of the County, was pres- 
ent. A poem by Father Magill was read and the address 
of the day was given by H. W. Lathrop. 

On Saturday, September 28th, 1889, the Old Settlers met 
at the Fair Grounds for the purpose of constructing the 
log cabin. The logs and other materials had been donated 
exclusively by the Old Settlers. Two cabins were con- 
structed. One was of unhewn logs, with the bark un- 
touched, representative of pioneer building. 

The annual reunion of 1890 was held on the 16th of 
August. Again Samuel Magill, then more than eighty-five 
years of age, read a long and original poem 4 'in his own 
inimitable manner, making at times significant comments 
which greatly amused the audience." The principal ad- 
dress was given by L. B. Patterson. Again Philip Clark 
was present and brought to the platform that the audience 
might see "the man who was instrumental in having the 
capitol located at Iowa City." 

The annual reunion of 1891 was held on August 19th. 
An Old Settlers poem, written by H. W. Lathrop, was read, 
in which was ingeniously interwoven the names of nearly 
all of the prominent settlers of the county. 

The reunion of 1892, held on August 18th, appears to 
have been very largely attended, the literary program con- 
sist ing of short talks by Old Settlers. 

The reunion of 1893 was held on August 24th. Quite 
;m extensive prograip was given, including a poem entitled 
"Pretty Rough," by Abel Beach. 



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The reunion of 1894 was held on August 17th, and the 
address was given by Judge S. H. Fairall, on " Early Court 
in Johnson County. ' ' The address contained a very inter- 
esting record of the bench and bar of the county. 

The annual of the Association for the year 1895 was held 
on September 20th. At this meeting a necrologist report 
was made by Gr. R. Irish, and it is noteworthy that a similar 
report was made by him up to the time of his death, and that 
since his death the report has been made by his widow, 
Jessie Strawbridge Irish. 

We have briefly traced the Association meetings during 
the first thirty years of the Johnson County Old Settlers 
Association. The present members of the Association are 
more or less familiar with the meetings of the recent years, 
and we will not refer in detail to the meetings of the last 
twenty-five years. The real pioneers of the county have 
practically all passed away. 



CYRUS SANDERS 

IN ME MORI AM 

One of the most active and prominent pioneers of John- 
son County was Cyrus Sanders, who passed away April 27, 
1887. We find among the papers of the Association the 
original copy of the resolutions of respect prepared by a 
committee of the Association. We believe that these res- 
olutions were never published, and the same follow : 

Cyrus Sanders, who stood with and labored by our side 
in the early struggles of Johnson County and Iowa City, 
has gone from our midst in obedience to the summons, 
"Come up higher". Therefore we, his frineds and com- 
panions, members of the Johnson County Old Settlers' As- 
sociation, hereby express our high appreciation of his in- 



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tegrity as a man, his purity and faithfulness as a citizen, 
his loving kindness as a husband and father, and of his 
generous loyalty as a friend. We rejoice in his manly 
character. We rejoice that he lived and worked with us. 
We mourn his departure. We sympathize with his be- 
reaved family to whom has come such bitter loss. We en- 
deavor to bow in submission to the will of the Father and 
Friend of all. 



In Memory of Geo. T. Borland 

There are many pioneers who have passed away since 
our last meeting who deserve especial mention in these 
pages. Among those is George T. Borland, who was 
called to the Great Beyond October 15, 1918. He was Pres- 
ident of the Association in 1911. 

George Tupper Borland was born in the state of New 
York, May 27, 1853, and died in St. Paul, Minn., October 
15, 1918. 

Mr. Borland came west with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. 
John J. Borland, two brothers and four sisters, when he 
was six years of age. 

The family will be remembered by the oldest residents of 
Johnson County as prominent land holders and representa- 
tive citizens of those early days. They will be recalled, 
also, as a family, all of whose lives were interwoven in the 
pioneer history of Iowa City. One brother, Charles, ac- 
cupied a chair in the faculty of S. U. L, during its initial 
years. 

The deceased resided here since boyhood until recent 
years. He was a well known figure in Iowa City. A large 
circle of friends will miss the frequent visits of this kind 
and most generous man. 

In 1880, Mr. Borland was united in marriage to Miss 



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Sara Smith, and to them was born one son, J ohn J. The 
widow and son survive. Mr. Borland raised as his own son 
a nephew, Norval Ham, who also survives. A sister, Mrs. 
Katherine Borland Hayes, of Minneapolis, Minn., is now 
the only other remaining member of this well known 
family. 

Mr. Borland was for many years a prominent member 
of the Elks' club, and the services were conducted by that 
organization. 

The many friends attending the burial proved their re- 
spect for this genial man. 



Martha Hanby Wymee 

Mrs. George Wymer, a former resident of Iowa City, 
died at her home at Manson, Iowa, on July 21. 

Martha Catherine Hanby, second daughter of James F. 
and Martha Ann Hanby, was born in Iowa City, December, 
1848, where she spent her girlhood and young womanhood 
days. By her cheerfulness she endeared herself to both 
schoolmates and younger friends. 

She was married to George C. Wymer, August, 1874, 
and helped by her love for her husband and his mother- 
less children to watch over them and care for them as only 
a loving mother could do. Two sisters, Mrs. J. M. Wright, 
of Aledo, Illinois, and Mrs. G. V. Wright, of Iowa City, 
were at her bedside when death claimed his victim. 

In early years Mrs. Wymer united with the Presbyterian 
church and was a faithful member until her removal to a 
new home. After moving to Manson she became a mem- 
ber of the Congregational church and retained her member- 
ship to the time of her death. 

Mrs. Wymer was a faithful member of the order of 
Eastern Star, and was buried with honors by the order. 



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Andrew Ckawfokd 

The death of Andrew Crawford, one of the weathiest 
and best known residents of the community, occurred at 
his farm adjoining Lone Tree, Wednesday evening, June 
18, at nine thirty. His last illness was of only two weeks 
duration and he had reached the age of eighty-one years, 
one month and seven days. 

For many years Mr. Crawford was an extensive importer 
of Clydesdale horses, and was a breeder of Short-Horn 
cattle. In years gone by he conducted some of the largest 
stock sales ever held in this community and was known 
by the big breeders in many states. 

Andrew McConchie Crawford was born in Creetown, 
Scotland, May 11, 1838. He came to America with his 
parents when a baby, and in 1854 the family located in 
Johnson County, settling in Lincoln township, where they 
resided until 1867. When he was twenty-four years of age 
he settled on a large farm in Fremont township, which has 
since been his home. He was married on J anuary 8, 1867, 
to Mrs. Jeanette Allison, a native of Ontario, Canada. 
Four children were born to them : William and Thomas, of 
Lone Tree, and Jessie (Klotz) and Walter, of West Lib- 
erty. Mrs. Crawford died in May, 1909. Mr. Crawford 
took for a second wife, Mary Steel Russell, a native of Scot- 
land, to whom he was married in 1911. This wife and the 
four children mentioned above, survive. 



Fkederick T. Carl 

Frederick T. Carl was born in LeGrange County, Ind., 
on April 18, 1S. 4> >7, and died January 31, 1919, aged eighty- 
one vents, nine months and thirteen days. When but 
eighteen months of age, his parents moved to Cedar 



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County, Iowa, settling on a farm near Tipton, where he 
grew to manhood. He was one of a family of ten children, 
one sister, Mrs. Newton Roberts, being the only one sur- 
viving. 

Mr. Carl came to Johnson County in 1875, and settled on 
a farm just north of Lone Tree, where he resided for about 
twenty years. He then moved to Lone Tree, where he later 
entered the clothing business, which occupation he followed 
for about thirteen years, retiring from business in January, 
1909. 

Mr. Carl served as mayor of Lone Tree four terms and 
has held other offices of trust and honor during his long res- 
idence in this community. He was of a cheerful disposition 
and had a large circle of friends. 

Besides the wife and eight children, Mr. Carl leaves 
twelve grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren. 

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Hakkiet Tidd Stevens 

Mrs. John D. Stevens died at her home in Scott township 
at 5 :30 Saturday afternoon, March 8th, 1919, after an ill- 
ness of two weeks. 

Harriet Martha Tidd was born in Georgetown, Mass., 
October 14, 1842. In 1860 she came to Iowa City with her 
parents. She attended the State University and later 
taught for a number of years. In 1869 she was united in 
marriage to John D. Stevens, who preceded to the " Great 
Beyond," in 1906. 

At an early age she united with the Congregational 
church and was a charter member of the Congregational 
church of this city. She was also a member of the Elder 
Daughters of the University and of the Scott Township 
Social Circle. 

Mrs. Stevens is survived by one daughter, Adelaide, and 



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two sons, Guy and Glenn, all of Scott township, and four 
grandchildren, Viola, Harriet, Helen and Genevieve Stev- 
ens ; also three sisters and two brothers, Mrs. Ellen Knox, 
of Newton, Iowa, Mrs. Abbie Dennis, Miss Marantha Tidd 
and Lee Tidd, of Los Angeles, Cal., and Charles Tidd, of 
Gunnison, Col. 

Mrs. Stevens was a woman of strong personality and 
great integrity of character and left an impression for good 
on all who knew her. She lived her Christianity day by 
day, most of all in her own family to whom she was a won- 
derful wife and mother. She lived with and for her chil- 
dren to the end. She will be sadly missed by those who 
were always sure of her loving care and counsel. 



PIONEER REMINISCENCES 



My father's farm, on which we settled in 1839, was in the 
northeastern corner of Johnson County, five miles east of 
Solon and three miles down the Cedar River from Ivanhoe, 
where the Dubuque road crosses the river. There was a 
store at Ivanhoe where my father did some of his trading, 
instead of going to Iowa City, a distance of sixteen miles. 

In 1843 or 1844 father agreed to deliver to Mr. Fales — 
the proprietor of the store at Ivanhoe — fifty bushels of 
shelled corn in exchange for goods. We had no corn 
sheller (in fact, I do not think there were any in the county 
at that time) and the shelling of fifty bushels of corn by 
hand would be a tedious job. At this time I was about 
eleven or twelve years old and my brother, Gamaliel, eight- 
een months younger, and father proposed to us that if we 
would shell the corn he would give each of us a dollar, and 
suggested to us that instead of shelling it by hand it would 
be an easier and shorter job for us to pound it out with axes 
in the old canoe. 

The canoe was one which had floated down the river in 
time of high water and lodged in our timber along the 
river and had been hauled up and placed in the driveway 
between the corn cribs and used as a feed trough at times 
when the teams could not be accommodated in our ordinary 
stable room. We accepted the proposition and went to 
work with a will. Just how long it took us to complete the 
job I do not remember, but we got it done so it was delivered 
to Mr. Fales so he could ship it down the river by the steam 
boat Piassau on her next trip. 

The work was accomplished in this way : we would climb 



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up into the crib immediately over the canoe and drop the 
ears down into the canoe until it was about half full and 
then get down and stand beside the canoe with each hold- 
ing an axe with the handle held in a perpendicular position, 
pounding up and down in the manner of the churning pro- 
cess with an old fashioned churn. Then we would separate 
the cobs from the corn and measure up the corn, and then 
repeat the process until we got the entire fifty bushels 
shelled and sacked. 

When the job was finished father said to us, "Mr. Fales 
has in his store some geographies and atlasses for a dol- 
lar.'' He described to us what a mine of information they 
would be for us, about the earth and its inhabitants, its 
mountains, rivers, and lakes; its animals, birds, etc., etc., 
and said to us that he would pay each of us a dollar as he 
had promised or he would get each of us a geography and 
atlas instead of the dollar, if we preferred them. We de- 
cided to take the geographies and atlasses, and were never 
sorry that we did so. 

Neither of us had ever been to school, but our mother 
had taught us to read. These geographies and atlasses 
were the first books we had ever possessed except Web- 
ter's old spelling book, and we enjoyed them immensely. 

Matthew Cavanagh. 



NECROLOGICAL REPORT FROM AUGUST 20, 1918, 
TO AUGUST 20, 1919 

By Mrs. G. R. Irish 



AUGUST, 1918 Age 

3 — Barry Jones 

6— Edwin C. Powers 53 

7 — Mrs. Kachel Hevern Parrott. 74 

10— Aboli Haffner 68 

11 — Mrs. Catherine E. Greely. ... 91 

29— Wm. P. Eabenau 65 

31 — Jos. Hervert 76 

SEPTEMBER, 1918 Age 
1 — Mrs. Mervin Simmons 72 

4— W. O. Edwards 71 

5 — Stephen Jacobs 61 

5— Harry Stake 63 

9— Mrs. Wm. Hull nee Butter- 

baugh 44 

13— Jno. Knebel 57 

16 — Adam Schuessler 93 

26— Rev. David Reber 68 

28— Jacob J. Hieber 76 

28— Mrs. V. W. Maresh 76 

Mrs. Mary O'Brien Speers. . 73 

29— Alfred Edwards, of Coralville 45 
Vernon Palmer 23 

30— Mrs. Viola Hiatt, wife of 

Prof. Hiatt 57 

OCTOBER, 1918 Age 
4 — Albert Boggs 27 

8 — Mrs. Rose Tanner Davis .... 41 
John C. Howe 92 

12 — Allen Barry 17 



12 — Mrs. Raymond Welch Slavata 27 



13— William Willard Felkner 30 

15— Geo. T. Borland 65 

A. J. Roup 84 

17 — Dr. John G. Mueller 48 

Robert Spears 76 

20 — Mrs. King Thompson 26 

22 — Christian Hohenschuh 53 

26 — John Maske 70 

27 — Miss Florence McDowell. ... 32 

29— Mrs. Jno. Schuppert 45 

Mrs. Floyd Campbell, nee 

Pauline Sueppel 24 

Dr. Albert Roy Ritchey 39 

Frank Neuzel 64 

30 — George Clark 31 

NOVEMBER, 1918 Age 

1 — Frank Sanders 66 

2— Mrs. Kate L. Palmer 79 

6 — James Lacina 77 

10 — Henry Carse 86 

V. B. Baumgardner 59 

11 — Mabel Bowen Edwards 34 

11 — Mrs. Francis Perhichek 87 

14 — Mrs. Geo. Zenichek 82 

14 — Mrs. Jos. Brysch 44 

16 Jos. Benda 41 

25— Dan '1 M. Schaffner 73 

25 — Mrs. Christine Kessler. ..... 81 

28— Edward Casey 66 

28— Chas. Stanton 53 

28 — Geo. Elmer Wagner 25 

29 — Mrs. Hilda Nelson Wagner. . 24 



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DECEMBER, 1918 Age 
2 — Joseph Hess 24 

4 — Miss Ida Greulieh 55 

5 — Jno. Porter 26 

6— Benj. Abbott 42 

7 — David Stimmel 80 

10— Wm. Reed 70 

10— Jno. Carroll 77 

10— Miss Mary Bradley 36 

10 — Miss Mary Bishop 

Harry Baumgardner 28 

13 — Mrs. Elizabeth E. Riezen- 

stein 81 

13 — Miss Lorena May Eden 23 

13 — Mrs. Josephine Wieneke, nee 

Roegle 58 

13 — Mrs. Mary Warner 47 

13— Thomas A. Rogers 38 

13— Richard M. Allen 75 

Mrs. Wm. Moore, nee Em- 
mons 54 

Dr. Wm. Hosford 55 

15 — Jonathan Ham 80 

15 — Mrs. Tobias Hochstetler Yo- 

der 91 

15 — Miss Irene Fischer 24 

Mrs. Helen P. Blowers 39 

16 — Mrs. Alice Means 55 

Mrs. Emma Hart Rutan .... 75 
James Graham 67 

17— Mrs. Wm. Wrede 73 

17— Mrs. Emma Pfeffer 62 

17 — Frank Fracker 65 

16— Frank Kasper 25 

16 — Layton Stonebarger 29 

16 — Margaret Nolan Borts 68 

JANUARY 1919 Age 

2 — James Barry 85 

John Eaisman 75 

Dennis Carey 86 

7— Timothy Bradley 60 

8 — ChaH. Francis 75 

9— Jacob Kessler 80 



9 — Chas. Barrow 86 

Dan'l Gates 68 

10 — Mrs. Margaret Brean 81 

13 — Mathew Cochran 75 

14 — Mrs. Ellen Donahoe 81 

Mrs. J. W. Swain 46 

21— Mrs. Mary Collins 75 

26 — Mrs. Mary Meade 85 

27— Mrs. Mary J. Wicks 67 

Fred T. Carl 82 

28— Alfred Wiese 35 

FEBRUARY, 1919 Age 

3 — Mrs. Emma Stauffer Ran- 

shaw 55 

4— Mrs. R. W. Williams 59 

10 — Frank A. Westenhaver 66 

13— Wm. Mahring 71 

Danl. Perkl 49 

14 — Mrs. Jas. McKray, nee Cart- 

wright 56 

Roy Chopek 24 

18 — Chas. Heinsius 71 

17 — Mrs. Jno. E. Newton 73 

19— Mrs. Phil Mulcahey 69 

22— Frank Stebbins 63 

Edwd. Kilmurray 67 

23— Fred H. Langenberg 81 

Elizabeth Herdlicka 74 

Mrs. Louisa Lawrence 48 

26 — Mrs Josephine Dennis Rem- 

ley , 71 

Miss Ora Fellows 43 

Mrs. Elizabeth G. Berryhill. 86 

Joseph Schell 71 

Dr. Benj. Price 75 

MARCH, 1919 Age 

1 — Mrs. Mary Jane Moore, nee 

Fry 84 

Stephen Fairchild 49 

2— Mrs. Jas. Leighty 76 

5— Chas. McCollister 68 

Mrs. Jno. Chopek 79 



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6 — Mrs. James C. Cochran, nee 



Doty 77 

9 — Joseph Holubar 80 

Mrs. Jno. D. Stevens 76 

8 — Mrs. Emma Lorack Mourning 49 

Clay Brown 52 

Frank Freeman 65 

16— Mrs. Frank J. Startler 42 

Mrs. Wm. Summerhayes .... 67 

Geo. B. Swafford 67 

22— Enoch J. Drabava 76 

Mrs. Mary Peters 81 

19 — Mrs. Julia Curtiss 65 

22— Mrs. Glenn A. Kenderdine. . 42 

Prof. Isaac Loos 63 

18— David McCurdy Smith 77 

26— Mrs. Anna King 69 

26 — Mrs. Sarah Alice Forbes 64 

26 — Mrs. Alline Owen 68 

26— Timothy O 'Conner 46 

Mrs. Jno. Sibyl, nee Burk . . 36 
28— Frank Stochil 25 

Frank H. Pomeroy 54 

Wm. Shonka 48 

APEIL, 1919 Age 

1— Mrs. Thos. Bevins 61 

2— Chas. Bailey 67 

3 — Fanny Sullivan 55 

John Bollei 87 

Saml. Merritt Eoberts 92 

Thos. Ashdown 81 

Wm. Hahn 85 

F. M. Danner 80 

13— Michael Schuppert 81 

21 — Mrs. Anna Maruby Dolezal. . 88 
Mrs. Mary Englert Eummel- 

hart 55 

Mrs. Mary Dewolf 72 

Mrs. Henry Couch 58 

21 — Mrs. Josephus Wacek 80 

James Solnar 76 

22— Lee Whittaker 53 

Mrs. Orley Truman 33 



25— Geo. Bradley 74 

26— Mrs. Saml. Hinkley 86 

27— Jos. Wehl 88 

Mrs. D. Fred Sawyer 56 

Chas. Eobt. McCrory 65 

Henry David Jayne 94 

MAY, 1919 Age 

6— E. L. Smith 97 

19— Wesley Valenta 92 

26 — James Stratton 86 

15 — Mrs Eush Emery, nee Hart. 78 

22— Peter Musser 78 

Mrs. Ellen Arnold 75 

21 — Mrs. Geo. Bale, nee Morgan 83 

23— John McCrory 74 

Mrs. Geo. C. Lewis 75 

12 — Mrs. Wm. Gardner, nee Mil- 

ler 62 

7— Mrs. Mary V. Clark 73 

Danl. Green 74 

JUNE, 1919 Age 
4— David Brant 69 

7 — Anna Dostal Stober 75 

19 — Andrew Crawford 80 

19— Mrs. Bridget Kelly 86 

Mrs. Elizabeth Barry 54 

8— Eobert Eate 38 

13— Jas. Slaby 45 

19 — Andrew Corso 56 

21 — Mrs. Mary Nusvacil 71 

22 — George Knease 57 

Miss Genevieve Francis Joy. 32 

23 — Jno. Dolmage 66 

23 — George Moore 78 

23— Jno. L. Etzel 75 

25 — Mrs. Mary Nora Cusack 60 

29 — Miss Carrie Eoberts 18 

23 — Mrs. Minnie Marsh 72 

JULY, 1919 Age 
1 — Mrs. Margaret Stevens Col- 
lins 76 



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2— Jno. Gimbel 83 

4 — Abraham Lewis 82 

4— S. C. Walford 76 

12 — Joseph Koza 70 

13 — Mrs. Wm. D. Stewart, nee 

Strang 51 

Chas. Wymer 29 

16 — Mrs. Mary Memler 65 

16— Miles Evans 65 

16 — Ezra Ebersole 78 

16— Mrs. Wm. Warner 20 

16 — -Henry Long 

16— Mrs. Jno. F. Latta 76 

16 Martin Kelma 59 



25 — Mrs. Lena Beener, nee Strit- 



matter 73 

Henry M. Eicher 61 

27— Miss Anna Lewis 79 

Mrs. Frank Greer, nee Mo- 

• rain 59 

Lafe Strahl 

24-^Albert J. Mallie 61 

21 — Mrs. Geo. Wymer 70 

AUGUST, 1919 Age 

3 — Mrs. Geo. Eeha, nee Meliker 44 

4 — Calvin Williamson 74 

5 — Mrs. Susan Brown 91 



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